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Jul 31

Flower Girl NYC – Denise PorcaroYvette Timmins

Florist Denise Porcaro

On my recent trip to the US, I stopped by Flower Girl NYC in New York. Owner and renowned florist Denise Porcaro and I broadcast live online from her shop to share insights into the Floristry industry and to create their signature arrangement, Flower Girl. You can watch the recording below. And here’s a few of myRead more

Jul 29

Simple Bouquet Arrangement | Hand tied Flower Bouquet Arrangements TutorialYvette Timmins

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Did you know Strauss literally means Bouquet in German? Bloom College founder and floristry teacher Yvette Timmins demonstrates how to create a simple hand tied bouquet, recorded during our Floristry Career Course in Port Melbourne. For more free arrangement videos, join our FREE Budders Club community.  

Jul 17

Career Change spotlight – From Nuclear Medicine to flowersYvette Timmins

MEET CATHERINE MC GRATH, Catherine joined the Bloom College Career Change Course in March 2017 and has been creating beautiful results. Here’s an insight into Catherine’s journey so far. You can follow her on social media to watch her progression into her new career. Before studying floristry I had been a Nuclear Medicine Technologist atRead more

Jun 29

Symmetrical Bowl Arrangement | How to make a front facing symmetrical flower arrangementYvette Timmins

Step back in time and learn an old school traditional flower arrangement. Watch as Bloom College teacher Natalie Raffaele makes a front facing symmetrical flower arrangement, recorded during our Floristry Career Course in Port Melbourne. The symmetrical bowl arrangement is a gorgeous display for the home or office. For more free arrangement videos, join ourRead more

Apr 05

2017 Melbourne International Flower and Garden ShowYvette Timmins

Check out how we put together our display from the 2017 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. This year’s show was another huge success and we had a lot of fun. Thanks to everyone who came and visited us!

Apr 04

Make a professional Glass Fish Bowl TerrariumYvette Timmins

Filmed Live at our Career Change course in Port Melbourne, learn how a professional florist designs and constructs a Glass Fish Bowl Terrarium. For more arrangement demos, recipe cards and other flower arranging advice, visit www.bloomonline.com.au Before you start making this arrangement, be sure to watch the video carefully and consider what materials you wantRead more

Mar 03

Melbourne International Flower and Garden ShowYvette Timmins

Take a look at our display from the 2016 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Mar 02

Urn Flower Arrangement Demo and Recipe CardYvette Timmins

Learn how to design and create a stunning urn flower arrangement for the hobbyist or professional florist, with this demonstration filmed as part of our live training course. You can download the recipe card (including alternate flowers to use) below… Urn Flower Arrangement

Mar 01

From Zoologist to Florist – Meet Carly YoungYvette Timmins

Carly Young

We had the pleasure of getting to know Carly in our classroom during 2016. Her caring nature that so perfectly suited her to caring for animals has been translated into the Floristry industry and is now being experienced by her fortunate customers. Enjoy learning more about this special lady and florist, as we introduce youRead more

Dec 29

Meet the lovely Alice – founder of Love Alice & CoYvette Timmins

Bloom College Career Change Course

From School teacher to Florist, meet the lovely Alice founder of Love Alice & Co. An inspiring person with a big heart and a vision to match. Floral Stylist: Alice Hall Love Alice & CO.   What did you do before studying floristry? Before studying floristry, I worked as a Primary School Teacher within multiculturalRead more

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